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  • Crash at Highway 44 and old Bardstown Road slows traffic

    Update Tuesday, April 14 at 10:11 a.m.

    Detective Dan Kelty has confirmed the driver was arrested for DUI and taken into custody. A woman was taken to Baptist East Hospital.

    The two vehicles were traveling west on Highway 44 towards Shepherdsville. The woman paused to make a righthand turn onto old Bardstown Road and was rear-ended by the man.

    "He wasn't paying attention," Kelty said.

  • Shepherdsville mayor under investigation on sex allegations

      A press release from the Bullitt County Sheriff's Office at 4:51 p.m. Monday, April 13:

    The Criminal Investigation Division was contacted in December about allegations involving the Mayor of Shepherdsville Scott Ellis.

  • Tickets still available for the annual Boy Scout dinner Tuesday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--Jose Cubero, Bullitt County Friends of Scouting Chair, announces the annual campaign benefiting Scouting in Bullitt County will be held April 14, 2015. The event will be at 6:00 p.m. at the Bullitt County Shrine Club. The guest speaker will be Kentucky Sports Radio’s Ryan Lemond.

     

    Mr. Lemond is Co-Host of the extremely popular Kentucky Sports Radio show and works closely with UK athletics.  Ryan attended Kentucky Wesleyan College, where he studied mass communication.

     

  • ROADSHOW for the week beginning April 13, 2015

    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

     

  • Larry Dangerfield selected LJ mayor

    LEBANON JUNCTION--Spring showers has also brought new leadership to Lebanon Junction.

    At a recent city council meeting, city attorney Walt Sholar read a letter of resignation from former Mayor Steve Masden.

    Sholar told the council they had 30 days to fill the position. Qualifications for the position included an applicant who is at least 25 years-old and a resident of Lebanon Junction.

    He said the appointee would fill the position until the next election.

  • Kentucky participates in the second annual national texting enforcement crackdown

      FRANKFORT - In conjunction with National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, law enforcement agencies in Kentucky are stepping up efforts to persuade drivers to put down the phone as part of the second annual national texting enforcement crackdown – U Drive. U Text. U Pay.

  • ‘Heroes’ sought for MW Spring Festival festivities

     MOUNT WASHNGTON -- Are you veteran?

    Live in Mount Washington?

    Then the Mount Washington Family Spring festival coordinators are looking for you.

    Bill Willoughby, a coordinator of the festival, said the theme this year is “Our Heroes.”

    He said it was a natural choice, for the Mount Washington Lion and Lioness clubs, since it is their motto.

    The group is seeking the oldest veteran in Mount Washington to serve as this year’s grand marshal in the parade on Saturday, May 9.

  • Southbound I-65 lane closure April 11

      LOUISVILLE - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 5 Office advises motorists of a lane closure on southbound Interstate 65 at Lebanon Junction (mile point 104.6).

    The right lane will be closed on Saturday, April 11 from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. to allow for bridge deck repairs.

    This work is part of a project for removal and replacement of various sections of concrete pavement on I-65 in Bullitt County.

  • Work done by pantry in MW earns top marks

           MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Hard work and dedication has paid off for Mount Washington Community Ministries. 

    The 31-year-old organization was recently named the Kentucky Pantry of the Year by Dare to Care at the 5th Annual Presentation of the Dare to Care Food Bank 2015 Bobby Ellis Awards.

    “I think this is an indication that the community appreciates the volunteers and their time and the organizations who contribute funds,” said Ralph Clark, co-director of the Mount Washington Community Ministries.

  • Political forum to feature statewide office seekers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- What do the candidates for statewide office have to say about the upcoming election?

    What do they promise that would make the lives of people in the Commonwealth better?

    Those will be just some of the comments made on Thursday, April 23.

    The Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce will host a political forum for candidates in the eight Constitutional offices, which will be on the ballot in May and November.